| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:43 PM
The Angels have thrived in the wake of season-ending injuries to pitchers Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs, moving to the brink of the American League West title despite Tuesday night's 13-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners.
Oakland lost to Texas, reducing...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Matt Shoemaker was diagnosed Tuesday with a mild strain of his left oblique, a rib-cage injury that will force the Angels right-hander to miss his next start and could threaten his availability for the playoffs.
Shoemaker, when asked whether he will...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:32 PM
The Angels' lineup has been the story of their winning streak, which has now reached double digits.
But with each pitch that ducked out of the zone at just the right moment Saturday night, with each strike that darted suddenly to catch a corner, Jered...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:55 PM
What a long, strange — and wildly successful — trip it's been for the Angels, who closed a grueling 10-game swing through Houston, Minnesota, Cleveland and Texas with eight straight wins, including Thursday night's 7-3 victory over the Rangers...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:37 PM
KEY MOMENT: Mike Morin entered with the bases loaded and two outs in the fifth inning and got Elvis Andrus to ground back to the mound on his first pitch, preserving a 4-1 Angels lead.
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar hit a two-run homer to right in the second,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Albert Pujols is a nine-time All-Star who has won three most valuable player awards and two World Series championships, and last weekend he became the 16th player in major league history to amass 2,500 hits, 1,500 runs batted in and 500 homers.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012.
The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Cory Rasmus will get his second straight start in place of the injured Garrett Richards on Saturday night when the Angels play the Minnesota Twins in Target Field, Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday.
Rasmus, who went 3-1 with a 2.68 earned-run...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches.
But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts.
Shoemaker's passage from signing with the Angels in 2008 after a career at Eastern Michigan...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night.
Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...